Harrison Man Faces Juvenile Rape Charges

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by Shannon Cay

 

HARRISON, Ark. – A man from Harrison is charged with rape, sexual indecency with a child, sexual assault in the second degree, and sexually grooming a child.

According to the arrest affidavit, 33-year-old Luther Dillon is accused of raping and sexually assaulting his three male juvenile stepchildren between April 2010 and May 2017.

The report says the oldest of the brothers, a 13-year-old, came forward to an aunt first. By June, the oldest and his two nine-year-old brothers were interviewed by authorities with the Child Advocacy Center in Harrison all with similar accounts.

Authorities obtained a warrant for Dillon in June, however, he was arrested last week.

Officials with the Harrison Police Department say they arrested Dillon back in 2005 for similar allegations being made against him two different juvenile children who were 6 years old. However, online court records do not indicate any former charges or convictions.

Dillon remains in jail on a 150-thousand dollar bond.